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2014-07-22 12:29:33

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Care Behavioral Health Organization today released guidelines for treatment and recovery practices involving the use of methadone, an opioid used to treat opioid addiction. The guidelines* - titled, "Supporting Recovery from Opioid Addiction: Community Care Best Practice Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance" - are intended to provide direction for physicians, clinicians, agencies, and systems in the Community Care...

2014-07-19 23:01:36

Insight to Recovery drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in Palm Beach, Florida has recently released new video testimonials from recovering clients. Boynton Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Insight to Recovery is built on the skills, compassion and dedication of Dr. Harvey Brown and his team of licensed addiction professionals. The facility employs a unique treatment approach that is helping numerous men and women get their lives back, and not just getting them sober. This has...

2014-07-18 11:33:36

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Ethnic minorities and non-English speakers have more difficulty accessing needed health care services. New findings show that female Black and Latina drinkers in particular are at a disadvantage. Very few national studies have examined racial/ethnic disparities in the use of alcohol services. In addition, little is known about whether racial/ethnic disparities generalize across genders, and what factors may account for any disparities....

2014-07-18 11:21:49

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Adolescent alcohol abuse is known to be associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood. It is unclear how much of this association is due to the influence of differences in familial background and shared genetics. New findings implicate a significant causal relationship between elevated drinking problems at age 18.5 and more adverse life outcomes at age 25 that cannot be fully explained by shared genetic and environmental...

2014-07-16 23:13:19

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, has launched a new article on its website that explores the dangers of synthetic drugs. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is...

2014-07-15 23:14:54

CEO of New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center recognized for excellent leadership in the development, delivery and effectiveness of mental healthcare services. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Behavioral Healthcare magazine has announced Johnny Patout, CEO of New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, the leading teen residential treatment program in the Southwest, a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. Patout is one of only five individuals nationwide to be honored for his...

2014-07-15 23:01:09

Harbor Village Florida comments on CDC study which indicates that Maine has the highest number of opiate prescription users. USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by the Portland Press Herald in the article Maine Leads Nation in Rate of Long-Term Opiate Prescriptions, CDC Says (7/3), a recent study has found that the state of Maine currently owns the lead in the amount of high-dosage prescription pain opiate prescriptions. CDC experts believe that this piece of information is a sign to...

2014-07-11 23:05:02

Harbor Village Florida comments on new research that could be useful in treating drug addiction. UK (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch in the article Blocking Memories Could Help Treat Drug Addiction (7/8), researchers from the United Kingdom have recently come up with a breakthrough discovery that drug addiction may be treatable through blocking the brain's memory receptors. There are certain parts of the human brain that can become...

2014-07-11 23:04:40

Harbor Village Florida comments on Shia LaBeouf checking into rehab. USA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Shia LaBeouf Receiving Treatment For Alcohol Addiction After New York Arrest (7/1), actor Shia LaBeouf, best known for his performances in hit movies such as Disturbia and the Transformers series, has voluntarily checked into rehab following a recent arrest for acting disorderly in public. This past year, LaBeouf has gained national attention for...

2014-07-10 23:13:16

Substance abuse treatment centers in Georgia not only treat the problem of drug and alcohol problems, but also the issue of Codependent Behavior. Recovery Outfitters a long term substance abuse treatment center located in Cummings Georgia, recently completed part two of the blog post on their website explaining this issue. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Recovery Outfitters is a well-established substance abuse treatment center with drug addiction treatment programs designed to help their residents...


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